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NHS Education for Scotland

A skilled and sustainable workforce for a healthier Scotland

Anne Currie

Westport 102, West Port, Edinburgh, EH3 9DN

Non Executive Board Member

Anne Currie spent her 26-year legal career as a Prosecutor in the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS), during which time she worked to serve communities across Scotland.

She was a specialist child abuse prosecutor and became District Procurator Fiscal in Kilmarnock in 2003 and then in Glasgow in 2004, based firstly in South Glasgow where she took on the corporate responsibility for Diversity within Glasgow COPFS and chaired the Multi Agency Racist Incident Monitoring Steering Group.

Anne was part of the team in 2004 which set up the first dedicated Domestic Abuse court in Scotland and gave strategic and practical input for COPFS to the setting up of the Archway, Scotland's first Sexual Assault Referral Centre in 2007-8.

As Area Procurator Fiscal based in Aberdeen from 2008-12, she had corporate governance roles and strategic leads within COPFS and worked in partnership with other stakeholders in many areas including Child Protection, Youth Justice Development, Violence Reduction, Greener Agenda within Scottish Government and until her retiral in 2013, was in charge of all Sheriff and Jury prosecutions within the West of Scotland.

Anne was appointed the first Chair of the National Confidential Forum for Scotland in 2014-2015 and prepared the way for those who had been in institutional care as children to come and talk of their experiences to build up a picture of how such care was in the past so that Scotland could learn from those experiences.

She was President of the Scottish Medico Legal Society from 2012-2016; was a governor of the High School of Glasgow for over 9 years; and now works with local homeless charities. For the past three years, Anne has been a member of the Interim Council formed to set up a new school in East Dunbartonshire.